Labour's Dilemma: The Gender Politics of Auto Workers in Canada, 1937-1979

Labour's Dilemma: The Gender Politics of Auto Workers in Canada, 1937-1979

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By Pamela Sugiman

'Throughout the twentieth century, the labour movement has unquestionably offered workers an alternative vision, a discourse with which to critique existing arrangements, and the resources with which t improve their lives and make better sense of their world. For women, however, unionism has presented its own set of contradictions and dilemmas. Wage-earning women have long had an ambivalent relationship to the labour movement. Indeed, the history of women and organized labour is largely one of contradictions. It is a history of workers' struggles to sort through the results dilemmas'

—From the Introduction